Job Opportunities

Are you interested in working with The Maine Children’s Home to build and strengthen families and their children?

We have many experienced and dedicated staff members who have a tremendous passion for helping children and their families and as the agency continues to grow, we’re interested in hearing from people who share that passion.

Job openings will be posted here as they become available, but you can always email your qualifications to Diana Rafuse at drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org.

Child & Family Therapist

We have openings for three full-time Counselors to provide outpatient therapy to children and families. Our environment is warm, friendly and supportive and we are seeking an individual not only with experience and a strong desire to work with young children and their families but who also enjoys working with professionals sharing the same passion. We offer an exciting opportunity for on-site play therapy training under our agreement with the Association for Play Therapy as an Approved Provider of Play Therapy training. We also support our Counselors in advancing their skills and abilities in trauma-focused treatment approaches by continually seeking our other training opportunities to bring to our campus. It is our goal to keep our Counselors skills updated so that we can offer the most effective treatment possible. This is an opportunity to work in a positive, professional environment, committed to excellent support services for children and families in our community. The Turner Family Counseling Center is a program of The Maine Children’s Home for Little Wanderers. We are a welcoming workplace where Counselors have flexibility in their work schedule and can design their own schedules according to the needs of their clients as well as their own personal needs. Compensation is based on our SalaryPlus program, which includes a built-in bonus system.

Qualifications: We will have a staggered hiring process and hope to have staff on board one at a time starting 10/1, 11/1 and 12/1 Requirements At least 2 years of experience in professional counseling with children and families. Experience in working with young children is desired as well as a personal interest in increasing skills in play therapy, and other evidenced-based models of treatment, including trauma-focused approaches. Benefits Competitive compensation package including paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick and Personal Time, health insurance, dental insurance, incentives, company paid life and disability, and an opportunity to participate in a 403b retirement plan.

Education: Fully Licensed LCSW or LCPC preferred.

To Apply: Email your resume and cover letter to Diana at drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org.

Full-Time Volunteers

We have a need for volunteers during the 2018 Christmas season for a number of activities. We are looking for :

Stocking Clerk Volunteer

We are seeking a volunteer Stocking Clerk during our busy Christmas season, which runs from Late October to late December. This volunteer will organize and restock our Christmas site shelves each morning ensuring that items are placed in the appropriate location and that the Christmas site is kept neat and organized. Coverage is needed daily, Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 10 am. This position can be shared by several volunteers or, covered by one volunteer working all four shifts.

Telephone Volunteers

We are seeking two dedicated volunteers to contact our Christmas Program box recipients to set up a time to pick up their boxes, during our busy Christmas season, which runs from Late October to late December. This volunteer position allows for a flexible schedule at your convenience with hours available Monday 8-4, Tuesday-Thursday 8-8 and Friday 8-12.

Volunteer Greeter

We are seeking several dedicated volunteers to act as Greeters during our busy Christmas season, which runs from Late October to late December. This position requires a commitment from several volunteers to be the smile and face of the Christmas Program for clients and volunteers, greeting guests, answering phones and providing instructions to clients and volunteers. Hours of coverage are from 10 am to 4 pm on Monday and from 10 am to 8 pm on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday.

To Apply: Email your resume to Diana at drafuse@mainechildrenshome.org.